War

A Defeated People

A Defeated People

A Defeated People is a historical short documentary which was released in 1946 by the Crown Film Unit, the film depicts the shattered state of Germany after the second World War, both physically and as a society. What makes this film interesting is that the overall tone of it is one of sympathy towards the german people rather than the typical attitude of blame, which was more common for the time.

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Libya’s Quiet War: The Tuareg of South Libya

It has been five years since the start of the revolution that toppled former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and Libyan's are desperately trying to get their country back on track. Libya currently has two rival governments, one based in the west and the other in the east each with their own armed groups. These groups are now battling each other across the country for wealth and power. Violence

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Enemies at the Gates & Global Jihad

  These day's it seems as though The Middle East is fracturing with Arab uprisings and military interventions taking place all across the region. As a result many civil wars have broken out and we have also seen the rise of many terrorist organisations. Stuck in the middle of all this madness is Saudi Arabia, a country which seems to be confronted by extremism on all sides, so much so that

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Stalin: Inside The Terror

In the early hours of March 2nd 1953, the most powerful man in the world lay dying alone. He had suffered a stroke at least 12 hours before, his guards were worried but they did not dare go into his bedroom. How is it that a man who was worshiped by millions could be left to lie helpless soaked in his own urine for so long? Stalin had built an empire on a framework of terror justifying it in th

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Who Won the War?

Over 20 years ago the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries declared an end to the so called war which claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people. Their historic ceasefire's marked the beginning of a road to peace that Northern Ireland enjoys today. Reporter Peter Taylor has been covering this conflict for more than 40 years and in this film he explores the contrast from back then up until now, expl

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Himmler’s Doctor

Himmler’s Doctor

Himmler’s Doctor, is a 2015 documentary which offers a lesson in history through the lens of an insider, one Doctor Felix Kersten, the highly valued and trusted doctor of Heimlich Himmler. Himmler was a leading member of the Nazi party and head of the S.S. Trained by a Tibetan practitioner, Kersten’s masseur treatments were popular among such aristocrats from the King of Romania to the wealthy

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United in Hate: The Fight for Control in CAR

Welcome to Bangui the capital of the Central African Republic, for the past two years the country has been torn apart by a violent religious conflict that has seen the Muslim Séléka and Christian Anti-balaka militias pitted against each other. The Séléka is a coalition of predominantly Muslim armed groups from the North-East who seized power back in March of 2013, they committed mass atrocities ag

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The Battle Of Verdun

The Battle Of Verdun

The battle unleashed by German general Erich Von Falkenhayn in February of 1916 was extraordinary, in that his only gaol was purely to kill and not to capture ground. The fighting promoted acts of incredible heroism but also promoted slaughter on a terrifying scale. Coming close to nearly one death per minute, day and night for the battles entire 10 month duration. With this Verdun quickly beca

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20th Century Battlefields: 1951 Korea

20th Century Battlefields is a BBC documentary series presented by television personality Peter Snow and his son Dan, each episode is dedicated to a particular conflict that would have taken place in the 20th Century. In this episode we see the 1951 Korean war being dissected and covered from North Korea's initial invasion right up to their final ceasefire. Note, a peace treaty has never actually

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